The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 116 90 74
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Contract jobs citing Perl 91 150 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.54% 2.11% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 4.81% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 116 138
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £350 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2494 3121 3025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.29% 43.93% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1936 2403 2346
Average daily rate £451 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 23
Average hourly rate £29.74 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £22.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.64 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
London

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 119 (50.00%) Linux
2 114 (47.90%) UNIX
3 111 (46.64%) Python
4 87 (36.55%) Java
5 82 (34.45%) SQL
6 81 (34.03%) Banking
7 74 (31.09%) Finance
8 69 (28.99%) Oracle
8 69 (28.99%) Windows
9 63 (26.47%) C++
10 50 (21.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 48 (20.17%) Investment Banking
12 46 (19.33%) C#
13 41 (17.23%) Sybase
14 37 (15.55%) Shell Script
14 37 (15.55%) Degree
15 33 (13.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 33 (13.87%) Red Hat
16 32 (13.45%) Front Office
16 32 (13.45%) Analytics
17 30 (12.61%) Computer Science
18 28 (11.76%) Ruby
18 28 (11.76%) Fixed Income
19 27 (11.34%) SQL Server
19 27 (11.34%) Relational Database
20 26 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
21 25 (10.50%) Bash Shell
21 25 (10.50%) Derivative
21 25 (10.50%) Software Engineering
21 25 (10.50%) MySQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.14%) Apache
2 10 (4.20%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.52%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.10%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.68%) Moodle
6 3 (1.26%) IIS
7 2 (0.84%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.84%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.84%) GemFire
8 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.42%) nginx
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 8 (3.36%) MS Office
2 4 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.84%) Gephi
3 2 (0.84%) SPSS
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Global One
2 6 (2.52%) Murex MxG2000
3 3 (1.26%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.42%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Brady Trinity
4 1 (0.42%) RMDS
4 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.26%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.88%) HTTP
1 14 (5.88%) Firewall
2 12 (5.04%) SAN
3 11 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.62%) LDAP
4 10 (4.20%) DNS
4 10 (4.20%) SSH
5 8 (3.36%) SSL
6 7 (2.94%) Multicast
7 5 (2.10%) NAS
7 5 (2.10%) SMTP
8 4 (1.68%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.68%) FTP
8 4 (1.68%) Internet
8 4 (1.68%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.68%) IMAP
9 3 (1.26%) Wireless
9 3 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.84%) MRTG
10 2 (0.84%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.34%) SQL Server
1 27 (11.34%) Relational Database
2 25 (10.50%) MySQL
3 23 (9.66%) RDBMS
4 14 (5.88%) DB2
5 11 (4.62%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.78%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.78%) Big Data
6 9 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.78%) Data Mining
6 9 (3.78%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.36%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.52%) Data Mart
8 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.10%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.26%) KDB
11 3 (1.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (6.30%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.46%) JIRA
2 13 (5.46%) Ant
2 13 (5.46%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.20%) Maven
4 9 (3.78%) Subversion
5 7 (2.94%) ClearCase
6 6 (2.52%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.10%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.10%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.68%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.68%) Selenium
9 3 (1.26%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.26%) Robotium
9 3 (1.26%) Calabash
9 3 (1.26%) Hudson
10 2 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.84%) JUnit
10 2 (0.84%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.42%) JMeter
General
1 81 (34.03%) Banking
2 74 (31.09%) Finance
3 48 (20.17%) Investment Banking
4 32 (13.45%) Front Office
5 4 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.84%) International Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Back Office
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.84%) Retail
6 2 (0.84%) Billing
6 2 (0.84%) Legal
6 2 (0.84%) Advertising
6 2 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) German Language
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (41.60%) Developer
2 32 (13.45%) C++ Developer
3 23 (9.66%) Administrator
4 20 (8.40%) Quantitative Developer
5 19 (7.98%) Analyst
5 19 (7.98%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 17 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (5.46%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.62%) Perl Developer
8 11 (4.62%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (3.78%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.36%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.36%) DBA
10 8 (3.36%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (2.94%) Build Manager
11 7 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (2.94%) UNIX Administrator
12 6 (2.52%) Murex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.14%) HTML
2 15 (6.30%) STL
3 14 (5.88%) XML
4 12 (5.04%) Spring
5 10 (4.20%) Hibernate
5 10 (4.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 9 (3.78%) .NET
7 8 (3.36%) CSS
7 8 (3.36%) Rendezvous
7 8 (3.36%) Middleware
7 8 (3.36%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (2.94%) JDBC
8 7 (2.94%) Web Services
9 6 (2.52%) REST
10 5 (2.10%) Murex MxML
10 5 (2.10%) JMS
10 5 (2.10%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (1.68%) LAMP
11 4 (1.68%) JSON
11 4 (1.68%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (12.61%) Computer Science
3 28 (11.76%) Fixed Income
4 25 (10.50%) Derivative
5 21 (8.82%) Credit Risk
6 13 (5.46%) Equities
7 12 (5.04%) Replication
8 11 (4.62%) Clustering
9 5 (2.10%) Grid Computing
9 5 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.10%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (2.10%) Open Source
9 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.68%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.68%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.68%) E-Learning
11 3 (1.26%) CLARiiON
11 3 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 119 (50.00%) Linux
2 114 (47.90%) UNIX
3 69 (28.99%) Windows
4 33 (13.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (7.98%) Solaris
6 10 (4.20%) AIX
7 7 (2.94%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.52%) CentOS
8 6 (2.52%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.68%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.26%) Android
10 3 (1.26%) Debian
10 3 (1.26%) HPUX
10 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.84%) SUSE
11 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.42%) Fedora
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.45%) Analytics
2 26 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (10.50%) Software Engineering
4 21 (8.82%) DevOps
5 19 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (7.98%) Validation
6 16 (6.72%) Electronic Trading
7 15 (6.30%) ITIL
8 14 (5.88%) Migration
8 14 (5.88%) Scrum
9 12 (5.04%) Project Management
9 12 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (4.62%) Risk Management
11 10 (4.20%) Data Management
11 10 (4.20%) Multithreading
12 9 (3.78%) TDD
12 9 (3.78%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.78%) Data Modelling
13 7 (2.94%) OO
13 7 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 111 (46.64%) Python
2 87 (36.55%) Java
3 82 (34.45%) SQL
4 63 (26.47%) C++
5 46 (19.33%) C#
6 37 (15.55%) Shell Script
7 28 (11.76%) Ruby
8 25 (10.50%) Bash Shell
9 21 (8.82%) PHP
10 14 (5.88%) C
11 13 (5.46%) JavaScript
12 10 (4.20%) Scala
13 9 (3.78%) C-shell
14 8 (3.36%) Korn
15 6 (2.52%) AWK
15 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
16 5 (2.10%) R
16 5 (2.10%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.68%) VBScript
17 4 (1.68%) sed
Qualifications
1 37 (15.55%) Degree
2 3 (1.26%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.26%) CCIE
2 3 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.26%) JNCIE
3 2 (0.84%) RHCE
4 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.42%) HNC
4 1 (0.42%) HND
4 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.10%) QA
1 5 (2.10%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) CRD IV
2 3 (1.26%) Basel III
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) EMIR
3 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.20%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.52%) NFS
4 5 (2.10%) Sendmail
5 4 (1.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (1.68%) Samba
5 4 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.68%) KVM
6 3 (1.26%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.84%) Snort
7 2 (0.84%) Squid
7 2 (0.84%) RHEV
8 1 (0.42%) Xen
8 1 (0.42%) Nmap
8 1 (0.42%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.42%) vSphere
8 1 (0.42%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (9.66%) Puppet
2 12 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.20%) BMC PATROL
3 10 (4.20%) Nagios
4 4 (1.68%) Control-M
4 4 (1.68%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (1.26%) Salt
5 3 (1.26%) YUM
5 3 (1.26%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.26%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.84%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.84%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.42%) Cacti
7 1 (0.42%) Foglight
7 1 (0.42%) SCOM
7 1 (0.42%) Nessus
Vendors
1 69 (28.99%) Oracle
2 41 (17.23%) Sybase
3 33 (13.87%) Red Hat
4 14 (5.88%) Cisco
5 13 (5.46%) IBM
6 12 (5.04%) TIBCO
6 12 (5.04%) VMware
7 9 (3.78%) Veritas
7 9 (3.78%) Sun
7 9 (3.78%) HP
8 8 (3.36%) EMC
8 8 (3.36%) BMC
8 8 (3.36%) SunGard
8 8 (3.36%) Perforce
9 6 (2.52%) NetApp
9 6 (2.52%) Murex
10 5 (2.10%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.10%) CA
10 5 (2.10%) MarketAxess
10 5 (2.10%) Splunk
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £420 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago